Ever since the photo appeared on social network Reddit, the internet has erupted in a bout of head scratching as people ask:
Just what the heck is that thing?
Uploaded to Reddit by user Bretstar, who claims he once worked in a hospital, the photo shows a cute little baby squished into a clear tube.
So what is it? Food blender? Margarita mixer? Or some fiendish super weapon created by Dr. Mindbender?
Nope, nope, and nope. It’s actually a specially designed contraption for babies who are having an x-ray. Babies, you see, can be a little wriggly, so it’s best to keep them safe and confined when having medical tests done.
In case you curious, this is what the machine looks like without a baby:
So there you go, internet, problem solved. You can get back to looking at cat pictures.
H/T: London Metro
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